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Treachery's Tools

Treachery's Tools

The Imager Portfolio (Volume 10)

L. E. Modesitt, Jr.

Tor Fantasy



Mass Market Paperbound

Bestselling author L. E. Modesitt, Jr., continues his sweeping epic fantasy series the Imager Portfolio with the tenth volume, Treachery's Tools.

Thirteen years after the events of Madness in Solidar, Alastar has settled into his role as the Maitre of the Collegium. He would like nothing better than to focus his efforts on his family and making Imager Isle more self-sufficient.

However, bad harvests and worse weather spark acts of violence and murder between the High Holders and the Factors. Once again, Alastar must maintain a careful political balance, but when someone begins killing students he must act. Trying to protect his imagers and hold Solidar together for the good of all, Alastar stumbles onto a plot involving illegal weapons and conspiracy.

The Imager Portfolio
#1 Imager / #2 Imager’s Challenge / #3 Imager’s Intrigue / #4 Scholar / #5 Princeps / #6 Imager’s Battalion / #7 Antiagon Fire / #8 Rex Regis / #9 Madness in Solidar / #10 Treachery’s Tools / #11 Assassin’s Price (forthcoming)

Other series by this author:
The Saga of Recluce
The Corean Chronicles
The Spellsong Cycle
The Ghost Books
The Ecolitan Matter




In the deep gray before dawn on Mardi morning, Alastar stood at the bedchamber window. Beyond the glass, water poured out of the sky in a rush that suggested a waterfall more than mere rain. So heavy...


Praise for Treachery's Tools

“Modesitt has drawn a world intriguing enough by itself and thoroughly integrated the magic of imaging into it. The characters are real people, learning and struggling and dealing with their families. ... This is thoroughly absorbing.” —Booklist on Imager

Praise for Treachery's Tools

“Well worth the read.” —SF Revu

“A solid addition to the Imager Portfolio.” —Fantasy Literature

Praise for Madness in Solidar

Madness in Solidar is proof that the author is still at the height of his creative powers. Highly recommended for anyone who loves to read fantasy novels, Madness in Solidar is a must-read for fans of the Imager Portfolio series.” —Guardian Liberty Voice

“This is a book that is an enjoyable read and provides political intrigue, betrayal, relationship problems, and friendship to reflect on and immerse in.” —Deseret News

Reviews from Goodreads

About the author

L. E. Modesitt, Jr.

L. E. MODESITT, JR., is the bestselling author of more than sixty novels encompassing two science fiction series and three fantasy series, including the Saga of Recluce. He lives in Cedar City, Utah.

L. E. Modesitt Jr.

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